Fenton Whitlock Booth

Personal

Birthday: 
5/12/1869
Birthplace: 
Marshall, IL
Date of Death: 
7/26/1947
Place of Death: 
Indianapolis, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Marshall, Illinois, 1892-1905
State representative, Illinois, 1896-1898
Dean, Howard University Law School, 1922-1930
Professor, National University Law School (now George Washington University Law School), 1931-1938
Professor, Southeastern University, Washington, D.C.
Chairman, Board #10, Office of Price Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana

Nominated to be chief justice of the Court of Claims, January 2, 1913; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
DePauw University
Name of School - Second: 

University of Michigan Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1892

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
Court of Claims
Court Name: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

President Nominating: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/17/1905
Termination Date: 
4/23/1928
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
Court of Claims, Chief Justice
Court Name - Second: 

United States Court of Federal Claims

Commission Date - Second: 
4/18/1928
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
6/15/1939
Termination Date - Second: 
7/26/1947
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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